Lifesize®, a global leader and innovator of video conferencing technology, today appointed Thomas Nicolaus as vice president Central Europe. This announcement marks the continued expansion of the company’s sales and channel engagement in the EMEA region and strengthens its presence in the DACH region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).

Thomas Nicolaus brings more than 20 years of sales experience in the field of unified communications to Lifesize. After stints at DeTeWe and NextiraOne, Nicolaus served as managing director Central Europe at Tandberg from 2003 to 2010, followed by executive roles at Cisco Systems, Polycom and Acano. In his role as vice president Central Europe at Lifesize, Nicolaus will be leading and further developing the sales and partner management departments for the DACH region.

“Conferencing and collaboration solutions are in an exciting state of transition. Businesses want and need smarter, cloud-based solutions that are highly integrated so they can collaborate and communicate more effectively and affordably,“ said Tom Cameron, chief revenue officer at Lifesize. “We’re excited to have an industry expert like Thomas on board to meet this rising demand and further the adoption of Lifesize cloud-based technology in the DACH region.“

“Most companies in the DACH region don’t realize how much they rely on the cloud,” said Thomas Nicolaus, vice president Central Europe at Lifesize. “With its powerful combination of cloud-based video conferencing software and HD camera and phone systems, Lifesize is uniquely positioned in this respect. I’m looking forward to building on Lifesize’s impressive customer growth and yielding this enormous potential. My goal is to build lasting customer relationships, find ways to ensure recurring revenue and ultimately achieve lasting success with our channel.”

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